What Does MAS Look For in A Bridge Superintendent?

What Does MAS Look For in A Bridge Superintendent?

We here at MAS in Norfolk, MA, know that being the superintendent is one of the most important roles on any construction project. They play a key role in ensuring the project runs smoothly and is completed on time and within budget. We are looking for a superintendent who possesses a wide array of skills, ranging from technical to interpersonal, to ensure MAS’s projects are successful.

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Here are four of the most important skills MAS is looking for in a successful superintendent:

Specific Project Knowledge

Superintendents must possess a broad knowledge of the technical aspects of construction. This includes a thorough understanding of the building codes and regulations that apply to the specific project, as well as an in-depth understanding of the materials and products being used. Our superintendents must also have experience working with specialty contractors, such as those specializing in bridge construction, to ensure the project is completed correctly and efficiently.

Leadership Skills Are A Must

Superintendents must be able to lead and motivate their teams to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget. This includes the ability to make decisions quickly and with confidence, as well as being able to effectively delegate tasks and manage a variety of personalities.

Proactive Communication

Superintendents must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. This includes the ability to clearly explain tasks to their team and contractors, as well as being able to understand and explain the details of the project to the client.

Problem-Solving

Superintendents must be able to identify and address problems quickly and efficiently. This includes the ability to troubleshoot potential problems before they arise, as well as being able to come up with creative solutions when issues do arise.

Being a superintendent is a challenging but rewarding job. Therefore, it requires a unique blend of the skills listed above. If you believe you have the skills needed to be successful in this role, apply with MAS Building & Bridge to start your career.

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